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  1. What is mother-to-child transmission or perinatal transmission?
    Vertical transmission
  2. What is transmission of an infection from the parental generation to their offspring. This can occur in utero or immediately after birth (ingestion of breast milk or direct contact during or after birth)?
    Vertical transmission
  3. what is a Bacterial disease (STI) that can be transmitted across the placental barrier to the fetus during primary or secondary stages of the disease.
    Syphilis
  4. what is a Viral disease of significant economic importance seen in grazing animals such as cattle and alpacas. Transmitted across the placental barrier to the fetus.
    Bovin Virus Diarrhea (BVDV)
  5. What are examples of vertical transmission?
    • Examples:
    • Syphilis –Bacterial disease (STI) that can be transmitted across the placental barrier to the fetus during primary or secondary stages of the disease.
    • BVDV – Viral disease of significant economic importance seen in grazing animals such as cattle and alpacas. Transmitted across the placental barrier to the fetus.
    • Chlamydia – Another STI that can be transmitted vertically to a child as it passes thru the birth canal of an infected woman.

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